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I thought, instead of a boring FAQ like I used to have here, I’d tell you more about the reviewers. And then maybe follow it up with some FAQ at the end…who knows what might happen with this About page?… Continue Reading →

Smith Forefront

The Smith Forefront ($220) is a lightweight cycling helmet with Koroyd technology to provide additional impact protection. Koroyd? (Click link and engage sub-woofers). Koroyd is a thick honeycomb-looking sheet between the helmet and the head that is a series of thousands of… Continue Reading →

Troy Lee Designs A1 Reflex

Yes, as a matter of fact July is National Bike Helmet Month at Gear Gals! The Troy Lee Designs A1 Reflex ($165) is a cycling helmet with a reinforced polycarbonate shell in-molded with an EPS liner. Bike helmets, believe it or… Continue Reading →

Troy Lee Designs Skyline short

If July is beginning to feel like National Mountain Bike Shorts Month at Gear Gals it’s because it probably is. We took the Troy Lee Designs Skyline short ($75), an enduro/all-mountain mountain bike short, out for some rides recently and… Continue Reading →

POC Trabec Race MIPS

The POC Trabec Race MIPs ($230) is a cycling helmet with a MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System) liner to provide additional impact protection. While I have no first-hand experience with how well it protects a head (intentionally testing impact protection… Continue Reading →

ZOIC Ether Camo mountain bike shorts

Once in a while, Gear Gals welcomes Guest Gear Guys to review products from a guy’s perspective. Today’s Guest Gear Guy is Brian, husband of Gear Gal Marie. Brian has been testing the Zoic Ether Camo ($90) mountain bike shorts… Continue Reading →

Timbuk2 Sunset Handlebar bag

Gradually, more and more cycling accessories and gadgets are becoming booze-friendly. The Timbuk2 Sunset Handlebar bag ($79) is one of them—only it transports a bottle of wine which is (arguably) a lot classier than a six-pack of beer. If that… Continue Reading →

The Timbuk2 Sunset Rack Trunk 

What a joy bike picnic’ing is with the Timbuk2 Sunset Rack Trunk ($110). All the stresses of life, the endless supply of inept douche canoe’s that the Universe has strewn along the Gear Gal Marie Highway of Life, suddenly seem… Continue Reading →

Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy 800 2-season bag

The Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy 800 2-season ($359) is more like an 800 down-filled robe than a sleeping bag. But a sleeping bag it is, especially if you’re not keen to getting out of a warm bag during the night… Continue Reading →

LOWA San Luis GTX Lo

During errands yesterday in my LOWA San Luis GTX Lo ($200) I thought, “If I had been clocking the miles I walked in these suckers over the past four months, I could have walked the Leadville Trail 100 four times… Continue Reading →

Pearl Izumi Elevate short

Roadies and racing tools are all about the fitted lycra short. And that’s great! (not really). But us mountain bikers need an alternative to looking like tools. The Pearl Izumi Elevate short ($90) is one such alternative. What I liked… Continue Reading →

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